7 days in Santa Fe, Chama & Albuquerque Itinerary

7 days in Santa Fe, Chama & Albuquerque Itinerary

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7 days in Santa Fe, Chama & Albuquerque Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h
1
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Chama
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Dallas

3
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Get some historical perspective at The Plaza and Canyon Road. Shop till you drop at Kakawa Chocolate House and Santa Fe Farmers Market. Step out of Santa Fe to go to Los Alamos and see Bandelier National Monument, which is approximately 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, witness a stunning natural landmark at ten thousand waves, take in the exciting artwork at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, and don't miss a visit to Vivo Contemporary.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe tour planner.

Dallas to Santa Fe is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dallas to Santa Fe, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Dallas, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Santa Fe, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chama.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Bandelier National Monument
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Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

1
night
Chama

Chama
Chama is a village in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States. For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Chama custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Chama takes 2 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in September, you will find days in Chama are a bit cooler (68°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). On the 12th (Wed), you're off toAlbuquerque.

Things to do in Chama

Parks Nature Tours

2
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours and then see New Mexico Jeep Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and then get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Albuquerque travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chama to Albuquerque takes 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chama in September: high temperatures in Albuquerque hover around 83°F and lows are around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Outdoors Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
New Mexico Jeep Tours ©
New Mexico Jeep Tours
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Balloon Rides

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